Crossword 1507

by
15 February 2019

By Geoff Millin

Across

1 Obtrusively religious Latin has dismal time making a trip to a shrine (10)

6 Jacob’s son in Bible book one (4)

10 Minister’s family group holding scripture lessons maybe backed with physical exercises (9)

11 Dealing with a manuscript — lots to read? (5)

12 Fast ships (5)

13 Remembering a former time left agnostic confused (9)

14 Devils only half protested (6)

16 Student’s special hymn tune requires switching hands (7)

18 Liturgy including definite short answer (7)

20 Soldiers of the highest quality posing a threat (6)

22 An unselfish helper — knight engaged in true love possibly (9)

23 Ecstasy during Lent? A lot of food? (5)

25 The soul of a tailless creature (5)

26 Wren e.g. and tit are caught flying around church (9)

27 Pull provided by a kind of ox around Nepal originally (4)

28 Famous rebel acted badly (10)

 

Down

1 You’ll hear an exam success, provided I calm down (6)

2 Vassal, for example, in story (5)

3 I go around nasty ground one day just before beating the bounds? (8,6)

4 Brief times getting most men excited (7)

5 Information with French art is found in book (7)

7 According to the Gospel, a good person is involved in reforming vice (9)

8 Head of church benefice falls twice — it’s not safe (8)

9 Dominican priest getting cook, we hear (9,5)

15 A ‘nosy’ one may be met with a blessing (9)

17 Catholic service book, English version in book store, Latin one missing (8)

19 Eastern goddess accepts biblical book providing uplift (7)

20 Walking on water, e.g. — a cold lake surrounded by mud (7)

21 ‘Saint’s worried’ leader of disciples said (6)

24 Wide awake right after drink (5)

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